Author: University Communications and Marketing

Weekend Reunion Brings Chaminade Alumni Together

Whether you are Class of 2017 or Class of 1957, still reside in Oahu or moved all the way to the East Coast, the annual Chaminade University Alumni Reunion is an exciting opportunity to return to campus. It offers alumni the opportunity to take a trip down memory lane while they reconnect with past mentors and former classmates. Reflecting on this year’s reunion, Alumni Relations Director Be-Jay Kodama said, “Alumni returned to campus from near and as far away as Maryland, California, Guam, and Japan. The weekend was filled with smiling faces, inquisitive minds, love and laughter, and endless...

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Na Liko Na’auao, Celebrating Student Scholars

Established in 2002, Na Liko Na’auao is an undergraduate conference which celebrates student scholars from across all academic disciplines. Hosted by the Office of Health Professions Advising and Undergraduate Research, students participating in the conference deliver academic presentations showcasing a project from the past year through oral and/or visual presentations. A conference which celebrates all student scholars, students may present research projects as well as creative work in both visual and performing arts. During this year’s event, President Dr. Lynn Babington, defined a scholar as “A person with a desire to pursue and learn new things; a person on...

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Learning Never Stops

Ken Kakesako’s professional life was a bit different years back when he was deputy director of Hawaii’s Department of Agriculture. Then, he spent his days at hearings and briefings advocating for agriculture issues. Now, the 36-year-old brings science alive to middle schoolers and is involved with after-school activities that enrich the educational experience. When the desire to become a teacher hit Kakesako, Chaminade University made it easy for him to continue working while pursing his Master of Education. The program was appealing because he was able to continue to support his family by day and chip away at coursework...

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Celebrating the 2018 Co-Curricular Awards

Education isn’t just about acquiring knowledge, but about fostering – and nurturing – character. At Chaminade, we strive to develop the whole student and create leaders of tomorrow. Celebrating student leadership and involvement, as well as individual and organizational accomplishments, the 2018 Co-Curricular Awards held its annual dinner honoring the awardees. The event was on April 18 in the Clarence T.C. Ching Conference Center and recognized 22 students, one staff member and two student organizations. 2018 CO-CURRICULAR AWARDS Awards present by the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Bro. Joseph Becker Awards of Excellence: Freshman: Andrew Ancheta Sophomore: Clarissa...

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If Teaching is Your Passion, Save Time and Money with Our New 4+1 Program

Over the past decade there has been a consistent increase in the number of students enrolling in graduate programs. For some it is a requirement in their job field. For others, it is the desire to earn more money, those with master’s degrees earn on average 23 percent more than those with bachelor’s degrees. Others are just looking for a way to stand out from the crowd. No matter the reason, making the decision to pursue an advanced degree means committing to more school and paying more tuition. It also means delaying entry into the workforce. Imagine being able...

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